On 5 February 2016, LTC Grzegorz Bednarski, Polish Army, officially handed over his command of the NCI Agency CSU Brunssum to COL Clive ter Heege, Royal Netherlands Air Force.
The ceremony was conducted at the International Conference Centre (ICC) located in Brunssum in the presence of the NCI Agency General Manager, MGEN (rtd) Koen Gijsbers. The Director of Service Operations, BGEN Luigi Tomaiuolo, Italian Army, hosted the ceremony and appointed COL Clive ter Heege as the new CSU Brunssum Commander.
The out-going Commander, LTC Bednarski served as Commander of CSU Brunssum, for a period of six months, starting 9 July 2015, and led the organization at a time of great change within NCI Agency. Throughout his command, LTC Bednarski challenged his staff to support our customer, Joint Force Command Brunssum (JFCBS) and to take care of Agency personnel and their families. He highlighted to JFCBS the importance of matching resources (people, equipment and time) to Commander's intent. Through these challenges, the CSU was able to successfully meet and exceed the expectations of five critical exercises supporting JFCBS in Trident Joust 2014, Nuclear Warfare Planning for Nations 2014, Brilliant Vision 2015, Resolute Support – Joint Operational Group 2015 and Trident Juncture 2015.